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Delta baseball eyes state title
Collin Theroux has found a home at San Joaquin Delta over the past two years. Now the sophomore catcher is looking to finish his community college career in style. A San Mateo native and former Serra standout, Theroux serves as the cleanup hitter for a Delta baseball squad that opens state champion...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Warriors head to Houston up 2-0 in Western finals
HOUSTON — Stephen Curry has been playing like the MVP he is to help the Golden State Warriors to 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Now things get tougher as the Warriors head to Houston for two games beginning Saturday night. Curry scored 34 points in Game 1, 33 in Game 2 and has made...
By Kristie Rieken The Associated Press FULL STORY
Plenty of fireworks as Giants win 7th straight
DENVER — Brandon Belt brought the fireworks early to keep the San Francisco Giants rolling. Belt homered into the third deck, Ryan Vogelsong threw six scoreless innings and also doubled and the Giants held on to beat the Colorado Rockies 11-8 on Friday night. Buster Posey singled and doubled to ...
By Michael Kelly The Associated Press FULL STORY
Jake Peavy strong in rehab start
Not to be outdone by their parent club, the San Jose Giants also won a wild one with a 6-5 victory over Rancho Cucamonga Friday night at Municipal Stadium. Jake Peavy made his first appearance of the season on a rehab assignment for the Giants’ High-A affiliate. The right-hander impressed, workin...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY
Evan Longoria powers Rays past A’s
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Evan Longoria was trying to tie the game with a long flyball against Scott Kazmir, his former Tampa Bay Rays teammate. Instead, Longoria hit out a three-run homer that turned around Friday night’s game in the fifth inning and led the Rays to a 5-2 victory over the Oakland...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
No surgery for Coco Crisp yet
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Oakland Athletics have ruled out immediate neck surgery for outfielder Coco Crisp. The A’s said Friday they expect to make a decision this weekend on Crisp’s playing status. He had a similar injury last season, and hasn’t played since leaving a game Tuesday in Hou...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Red Sox call up Cuban prospect Rusney Castillo
BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox have recalled outfielder Rusney Castillo from Triple-A. Outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. was optioned to Pawtucket to make room for Castillo on the roster. The Cuban native started in right field in Friday night’s game against the Los Angeles Angels. It’s Castillo...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Serra receives 11 All-WCAL baseball nods
The Serra baseball team paced the West Catholic Athletic League with 11 All-League nods, it was announced Thursday. The Padres received five first-team honors, four second-team and two honorable mentions. St. Francis junior outfielder Jeremy Ydens was named WCAL Player of the Year, batting .420 whi...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Cavs slam Hawks in Game 2 of Eastern Finals
ATLANTA — LeBron James scored 30 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers took total command of the Eastern Conference final even without injured star Kyrie Irving, routing the Atlanta Hawks 94-82 on Friday night for a 2-0 lead with the series heading to Ohio. The Cavaliers made it a blowout with a dom...
By Paul Newberry The Associated Press FULL STORY
Lundqvist stands tall, Rangers beat Lightning
TAMPA, Fla. — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 38 shots to rebound from two subpar performances and help the New York Rangers shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. Rick Nash had two goals and an assist, and former Lightning captain Martin St. Lo...
By Fred Goodall The Associated Press FULL STORY
Harlem Globetrotters great Marques Haynes dies at 89
PHOENIX — Marques Haynes’ dribbling skills wowed fans in more than 100 countries. He was a showstopper, a player who helped make the Harlem Globetrotters beloved ambassadors of basketball around the world. Haynes, often called the greatest dribbler in basketball history, died Friday in Plano, T...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Penske, Ganassi and Chevy dominate final Indy 500 practice
INDIANAPOLIS — Will Power ended the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 up front — exactly where he doesn’t want to be for most of Sunday’s race. Power posted the fastest lap in Friday’s hour-long session, which was free of any incidents and dominated by the Chevrolets from T...
By Jenna Fryer The Associated Press FULL STORY
McIlroy misses cut at BMW PGA Championship after shooting 78
VIRGINIA WATER, England — After winning two titles in three weeks, Rory McIlroy ran out of steam. Now he’ll have the whole weekend to get some rest. McIlroy missed the cut at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Friday after an erratic 6-over 78 at the European Tour’s flagship event. A ...
By Jack Bezants The Associated Press FULL STORY
Goodell will not withdraw from hearing Brady appeal
NEW YORK — Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady’s appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal. Goodell will not withdraw from what the commissioner considers his responsibility of hearing the appeal, according to several people with knowledge of the decision. ...
By Barry Wilner The Associated Press FULL STORY
UC Davis extends basketball coach Jim Les
DAVIS — UC Davis basketball coach Jim Les has signed a contract extension through the 2020-21 season. The school announced the deal Friday. Les led the Aggies to the Big West regular-season title and a spot in the National Invitation Tournament last season. They were 14-2 in the Big West and 25-...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Montreal Alouettes sign openly gay defensive end Michael Sam
MONTREAL — Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, signed a two-year contract Friday with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football league. General manager Jim Popp called Sam’s sexuality a nonissue. “Michael Sam is a very good football player, and that’s the rea...
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